Nigeria says forces kill 56 Islamists in ground and air assault

Nigerian government forces killed at least 56 Islamist Boko Haram fighters in a combined air and ground offensive in the northeast, the military said on Monday. Two government soldiers were been wounded during the battle in Alafa forest on Saturday, an army spokesman in the region, Captain Aliyu Danja, said in a statement. The military often reports significant casualties among Boko Haram, an ...
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Added December 30, 2013
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